Editorials

Guest Editorial: Three Boardmembers make their endorsements for HPS

A school board functions best when it can be a genuine link between the community and the school system. All seven members are responsible for working with the…

Cooperation will be key in transforming Jos. Campau

One of Hamtramck’s most prominent commercial property owners has come under scrutiny in the past couple of weeks. A report in the online publication Mlive.com has stirred up…

News

Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

By Charles Sercombe Welcome to week two of The Review’s candidate survey. On Aug. 8…

A new week and another new temporary city manager named

A new week and another new temporary city manager named

  Update: Contrary to what we reported previously, there is no scheduled special meeting of…

City manager has plenty to say in her farewell to the city

City manager has plenty to say in her farewell to the city

    By Charles Sercombe Former City Manager Katrina Powell described her stay here for…

Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

By Charles Sercombe On Aug. 8 Hamtramck voters will be going to the polls to…

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Business

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

  By Charles Sercombe A Hamtramck shopping landmark is now history. The Polish Market on Jos. Campau and Belmont abruptly announced it was closing this past weekend on…

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

  By Charles Sercombe A few years ago a former Polish bakery sat empty and falling apart on Conant near Evaline. But much like the rest of Conant…

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

  Jos. Campau business owners who are thinking about getting a new sign this year have a helping hand waiting. The city’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is once…

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Photo Gallery

Faces from the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival 2016

Faces from the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival 2016

By Charles Sercombe One of our favorite pastimes at the festival is people watching. There are so many interesting faces and…

News

It’s take two for CM hiring

It’s take two for CM hiring

  Breaking news … As The Review went to press Thursday afternoon City Manager Katrina Powell announced that she was exercising her city charter duty and appointed…

Features

Art collective will now be in charge of ‘Hamtramck Disneyland’

Art collective will now be in charge of ‘Hamtramck Disneyland’

  By Charles Sercombe You can continue to go to “Disneyland” here in Hamtramck without actually leaving the city for many years to come. A group of…

Editorials

Change in election law will hurt Hamtramck voters

It’s not often we talk about issues outside of Hamtramck. But recently Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, signed into law two very bad pieces of election law…

Sports

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

By Alan Madeleine Last week, Hamtramck High’s boys’ varsity baseball team won their first district championship since … well, since anybody can seem to remember. And the…